Mill House Quilts has monthly clubs which meet to share a common interest. All the clubs are free and may be joined at any time. Several require a book purchase.
1st Tuesday of each month | 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
The books 200 Blocks from Quiltmaker Magazine and The Loyal Union Sampler by Jennifer Chiaverini are the sources for each month’s blocks in 2015. You may choose which book, and which size blocks, you want to make. Those who bring in completed blocks from the last month’s demonstration have a chance to win free fat quarters. This is a great way to make new friends and use up scraps! New members are always welcome! Book required. Hosted by Lisa Pertzborn. FREE!
2nd Tuesday of each month | 6:00 - 7:30
Do you own a Bernina Sewing or Quilting Machine, whether a classic NOVA 900 or the unmatched B880, then join us for this exciting new club/workgroup. Ever wonder what the best practice is for oiling and maintaining your machine, what software is available and what do users use, what feet are available, how to save your work, who uses embroidery? Each month we’ll have an educational or fun topic presentation plus time for an open discussion and question and answer period. Hosted by Diane Kroll/Kerry Zajicek FREE!
1st Thursday of each month | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
200 Blocks from Quiltmaker Magazine is the book chosen for 2015. Each month a block will be presented and discussed. The blocks vary in degree of difficulty. Everyone will select their own fabrics and choose which blocks to make. Several different settings are in the book, or you may design your own. New members always welcome. Book required. Hosted by Mary Joy Johnson. FREE!
1st Thursday of each month | 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Do you have EQ6 or 7 and want to explore its uses with other quilters? Tips and ideas for exploring and using Electric Quilt will be discussed. Bring a laptop if you can and any questions or ideas you have. All skill levels and new members are welcome. January, April, July, and October meetings will include basic EQ instruction. You will need to bring a laptop, have EQ7 activated, and have minimal experience. Hosted by Fran Heisey. FREE!
1st Friday of each month | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Machine quilting club is your source for sharing information on all aspects of home machine quilting. Bring any tips or problems you have encountered. Cindy will provide a monthly quilting design.Hosted by Cindy Fenster. FREE!
2nd Thursday of each month | 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Join the fun at the only Strip Club in Waunakee! Each month we exchange twelve 2 ½” strips in a certain color or theme, and we are challenged with blocks in which to use them. Fabrics for September are shirtings, October is stripes, November is red, and December is '30s fabrics. The twelve 2 ½” strips should be 100% cotton and cut the width of the fabric. They can be all the same or different fabrics. Each month has a block designed by Jane that uses some of your strips. New members always welcome. Hosted by Jane Vaughan. FREE!
2nd Friday of each month | 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bring any appliqué project you are working on or have questions about. Share ideas, help, and converse as you complete your project. New members always welcome. Hosted by Audrey Manning. FREE!
2nd Saturday of each month | 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Scrap lovers unite. Each month we’ll share ideas through show and tell, and you’ll get a free pattern as an incentive to dig into your stash. If you start the free pattern by the next month, you have a chance to win free fat quarters. New members always welcome. Hosted by Lisa Pertzborn. FREE!
3rd Tuesday of each month | 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Reproduction Club is for anyone who is interested in exploring the history of the Reproduction Fabrics and blocks of the various eras. Blocks will be selected each month to be completed the following month. Some come just for the history. You can use your fabric and/or choose from the many reproduction fabrics available at Mill House Quilts. Book required: The Quick and Easy Block Tool (110 quick blocks in 5 sizes with project ideas - CT Publishing)
3rd Wednesday of each month | 9:30 a.m - 10:45 a.m.
UFO Club is for anyone who can claim to have three or more UnFinishedObjects (quilts) needing more than the binding. Register your UFO’s by bringing them to any meeting. Each time you complete a UFO, you may enter your name to win a $25.00 Mill House gift certificate. Drawing occurs twice a year at the June and December party meetings. New members always welcome. Hosted by Dianne Larson. FREE!
3rd Thursday of each month | 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Modern quilt club explores the ever expanding world of modern quilts. Bring any modern quilts, or ideas you have and join the fun. Our resource book for 2015 is Lucky Spool's Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making. You may make any size project you wish. Book required. Hosted by Audrey Manning. FREE!
3rd Thursday of each month | 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Kathy will guide you through using paper piecing to create the beautiful blocks in Jennifer Chiaverini’s The Loyal Union Sampler Quilt. You may choose any style of fabrics you wish. The book will be started at the September meeting. Multiple blocks will be made each month. New members may join anytime. Book required. Hosted by Kathy Doyle. FREE!